Cotswold Wildlife Park near Burford in Oxfordshire is set in 160 acres of parkland and gardens around a Victorian Manor House

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Cotswold Wildlife Park - The Animals

In this section you will find details of the animals to be seen at the Cotswold Wildlife Park, many endangered in the wild, plus information on conservation, feeding, and the latest arrivals, including births.

Look out for the White-lipped Peccaries and Morelets crocodiles. The Cotswold Wildlife Park is the only zoo to exhibit these animals in the British Isles.

Asiatic Lion at Cotswold Wildlife Park  

Asiatic Lions

Cotswold Wildlife Park is home to a male and female pair of lions. In the wild these lions are isolated to the Gir Forest in Gujarat, northern India. Their diet consists of mainly antelope deer, buffalo and wild pig.

The lions are part of an international breeding program.

Two of the Chapman's Zebra  herd at the Cotswold Wildlife Park  

Chapman's Zebra

The species of Zebra found at the Cotswold Wildlife Park is called the Chapman's Zebra. Zebras live in herds and at the Cotswold Wildlife Park the Zebras can be found sharing their area with Cotswold Wildlife Park's two White Rhino.

White Rhinoceros at Cotswold Wildlife Park  

White Rhinoceros

There are two White Rhinoceros at the Cotswold Wildlife Park, and they share their area with the Chapman's Zebra herd.

Southern White Rhinoceros are native to Southern and Centra Africa. The lifespan of a rhino is around 45 years.

An Emu at the Cotswold Wildlife Park  


Emus have strong, long legs for running. Emus usually nest alone and unusually is it the male bird that incubates the eggs.

Their diet consists of seeds, grasses, vegetables and insects.

The Emu is related to the Ostrich

The Cotswold Wildlife Park  is home to hundreds of animals

Cotswold Wildlife Park, Burford, Oxfordshire, OX18 4JW - Telephone +44 (0)1993 823006